Oregano essential oil (Origanum vulgare) comes from the popular oregano plant, which is a member of the mint family and is native to areas of western Asia and the Mediterranean. Its warm, herbaceous qualities have made the plant a popular ingredient in Greek and Italian cuisine and it’s an easy way to flavour savoury dishes. Its distinctive, pungent taste makes it an indispensable addition to Mediterranean and Mexican cuisines, though it can be used in a variety of other applications.
It’s addition to your meals is a great way to support digestive health, and a quick google search will reveal the many other benefits and a myriad of ways to utilize this oil to support a Regenerative Detoxification journey.
While the oil has an intriguing aromatic profile, Oregano oil benefits also include creating a relaxing experience through a warming massage and topical application. Its spice makes for a delicious addition to dishes when used sparingly, but when applying topically be sure to use a carrier oil such as V6 Vegetable Oil Complex to dilute this powerful, hot oil.